When production wrapped up just 85 of them ended up wearing that nifty shade of orange. The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition will be available in two colors: Inferno Orange and the all-new Supersonic Blue. It will also have a similar hood without the transparent center section. Looking at the photos the car looks to be in pretty nice shape for an 8-year old car. Each can be chosen by itself or the two can be combined as a package deal. March 18, 2010 Racy, mean and even more performance-focused, the Corvette Z06 Carbon is the latest special-edition model to hit the street.
The Z06 Carbon was created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first appearance of the Corvette at the 24 Hours of Le Mans when John Fitch and Briggs Cunningham won their class and finished eighth overall. This package also includes Competition Gray 20-spoke wheels and all the chassis and cooling upgrades. An optional Z07 performance package that includes the mechanical upgrades introduced on the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition can be added to a regular 2011 Z06. One element unique to the Z06 Carbon is its hood. All three become available this summer, so stay tuned. It can also be purchased with or without the Z07 package on regular Z06 models.
Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition When the was introduced, it represented the closest connection to the Corvette race cars ever. The car currently on eBay has all the aforementioned goodies but has also been treated to healthy dose of Callaway. That number is just under what this car would have sold for new. Five years ago, customers had the choice of a Corvette coupe or convertible. The customer is always right, after all.
Inside you got a snazzy leather and suede interior complemented with orange or blue stitching. When it first barged onto the scene in late 2005, the 505-horsepower C6 Z06 was the top dog, the fastest, baddest production Covette in history, blowing the C5 Z06 completely out of the water. It will be available in only two colors: Inferno Orange and the all-new Supersonic Blue. Speaking of tracks, each car will come with a set of European-style racing numbers that can be put on the car come race day. As such, it continues the technology transfer between the production Corvette and motorsports with a number of racing developed parts making their way onto the car. Five years ago, customers had the choice of a Corvette coupe or convertible. April 13, 2010 The production run for the new will be capped at just 500 cars so each of these models will be something special, especially for diehard muscle car and Corvette fans.
Owners could pick from Supersonic Blue or Inferno Orange colors. Other mechanical features include Magnetic Selective Ride Control for the first time on the Z06 and enhanced cooling. The changes don't stop there, however, as there's no such thing as a limited-edition sports car that doesn't get new bodywork and interior trim. Other features include a unique steering wheel emblem, sill plate and logoed headrest. It can also be purchased with or without the Z07 package on regular Z06 models. Too bad that the very first of the cars has already been sold at the Barrett-Jackson vehicle auctions, which took place in Palm Beach, Florida on April 3.
That can now be changed to past tense with the birth of the Z06 Carbon edition announced today by General Motors. This package also includes Competition Gray 20-spoke wheels and all the chassis and cooling upgrades. It will be limited to only 500 units and will go on sale later this summer. The car also features a special carbon pattern engine cover. The profits might be nice but the loyalty that will be lost as a result may not be worth the 500 car sales that will occur later this year. When production starts this fall, only 500 examples will be made and they will only come in two colors, Inferno Orange and Supersonic Blue.
The suede used on the steering wheel, shifter, seat inserts, armrests and doors add to the luxury of this limited edition Z06. Press release When the 2006 Corvette Z06 was introduced, it represented the closest connection to the Corvette race cars ever. A range of other appearance updates, plus some more chassis and cooling upgrades common to all 2011 Z06 Corvettes are also part of the package. A number of other high-profile Corvettes have passed under the hammer at the various Barrett-Jackson vehicle auctions held around the country. © Provided by MotorTrend MotorTrend Image There is no real weight loss in the Carbon compared with other Z06s, but the weight is distributed better, giving you more confidence to push it harder. We can accept the material quality, even the unmistakable aroma, but we can't accept the seats.
The interior looks clean with no real noticeable issues. That makes it the lightest hood ever on a Corvette and, according to chief engineer Tadge Juechter, it truly is a featherweight. The addition of the magnetic ride damping system should also make the Z06 Carbon more livable on the road as well. Two sheeps in wolves clothing. All examples get black-painted wheels and a black interior upholstered in leather and suede. This year, Corvette continues its tradition of track-to-street technology transfer with the 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition.
The exterior including the Callaway hood bulge and double D exhaust both looks to have been well cared for over the years. The closed the gap between racing and production even further. We just may run a Carbon at Laguna Seca to test Juechter's claim. The Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition's ebony leather and suede interior is complemented by blue or orange seat stitching to match the exterior color chosen. Unfortunately, the hood is only available on the 500 limited edition cars. In 2010, Corvette continues its tradition of track-to-street technology transfer with the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition. The only real question here is: Why not simply make a convertible Z06? This year, Corvette continues its tradition of track-to-street technology transfer with the 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition.
Mileage is a tick over 17,000. Other features include a unique steering wheel emblem, sill plate and logoed headrest. The car does offer one important item that is not incorporated in the Z06 for aerodynamic reasons, and that is the targa roof or convertible option. The interior gets blue or orange seat stitching, a unique steering wheel emblem, sill plate, and logoed headrest. According to Juechter, the upgraded suspension and brakes give the Z06 a real boost on the track too. All Carbon Editions came with Magnetic Selective Ride Control, Brembo carbon ceramic brakes, and enhanced cooling. The suede used on the steering wheel, shifter, seat inserts, armrests and doors add to the luxury of this limited edition Z06.